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Can I use woven bias fabric to bind edge of knit?

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    krisherber @krisherber

    I know I don’t have to bind knit edges, but am wanting to make a lap shoulder baby gown out of knit. Can I use a woven fabric cut on bias to bind edge to add some detail? Would it stretch far enough? I do not want to waste fabric trying it if anyone else has and discovered it won’t work…. ??? Thanks for input!

    Nicole @motherof5

    Do you mean an envelope style neck? Where the back comes over the front at the shoulders and opens up to allow dressing?

    You can use a woven binding but remember, that it will not be that stretchy so you will need to make sure it will fit over babies head, just with the envelope style opening.

    I hope that is some help.

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